The National Examinations Council (NECO) says that, because of COVID-19, it did not postpone the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Azeez Sani, Head of Information and Public Relations, said this Wednesday in a statement in Abuja.
NECO had noticed the news trending on social media purporting the shift in the 2020 BECE and SSCE, Sani said.
“NECO wishes to state categorically that, apart from the 2020 National Common Entrance (NCEE) that was postponed indefinitely due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Council has not reviewed any of its remaining examination, neither is the council contemplating such for now.
He also stated that “The general public is urged to disregard such fake news, as the Council is monitoring the prevailing situation in the country and will make an official pronouncement on the examinations if the need arises”
NECO announced the postponement of the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Federal Unity Colleges In March.
Meanwhile, The examination was earlier scheduled to be held on Saturday 28 March.